Why Poor Content Distribution Is Killing Your Demand Gen Machine

The Sales Insider

Demand Generation content distribution content marketing strategy demand genIn the early ‘80s, John Saltas was a bartender with a journalism degree and an intriguing perspective on Salt Lake City’s local culture.

The Web Is Not A Distribution Channel

Sales and Marketing

Issue Date: 2016-02-01. Author: Henry Nothhaft Jr. Teaser: The appetite for content, whether it’s videos, blogs, articles, reports or whitepapers, is increasing faster than most businesses can handle.

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Changing the face of retail distribution of oil in India

Mukesh Gupta

Customer delight Ideas sales Innovation disruption distribution Business Idea User Centric innovation HPCL BPCL IOCL RIL Essar Oil I was in Mumbai today and was going back from the airport to my hotel in a cab. The cab driver stopped at a fuel outlet to fill-up his tank. It took us about 15-20 mins to get the tank filled up and start our journey back to the hotel. While waiting, I asked him if we could not fuel up at some other outlet rather than wait in the que at this outlet.

Create a Feeding Frenzy: 4 Types of Sales Leads for Your Shark Tank

Leads360

What happens to leads that don’t result in a closed won deal? Often times they’re moved to a nurture status. But if you’re looking to get more mileage out of your leads, consider the shark tank tactic. A shark tank is an effective way to revitalize aged leads.

Top Sales Lead Management Mishaps

Leads360

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Infographic: How sales has evolved since the Mad Men era

Leads360

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Infographic: How to use SMS to win love, leads, revenue

Leads360

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Why getting the right leads to the right reps matters

Leads360

Our research on Skill-Based Routing is proof that there are considerable benefits to be gained from implementing a performance or skill-based distribution method. This chart shows the increase in conversion rates following implementation of Performance-Based Distribution.

The inside sales calculator you can’t live without

Leads360

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Guest Post by Tom Morkes: The Five Pillars of Authority

Mukesh Gupta

Distribution. In consumer Internet, think ‘distribution, distribution, distribution.’ When you can answer this question clearly, you’ve started to define your DISTRIBUTION strategy. To develop your position as an AUTHORITY through DISTRIBUTION, you must have.

Best Practices for Increasing Trial Conversion Rates

Software Business Blog

Maximize Distribution. Partnerships not only help maximize distribution, but also can increase conversions by making your product especially useful in concert with other services. Offering free downloads or trial subscriptions is a proven strategy to acquire new customers.

Four Tips to Tune Your Sales Process in 2013

Leads360

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Distributor Opportunities: Improving Dealer Relationships

Paul Cherry's Top Sales Techniques

Sales Training distribution salesDear Paul, I need help with improving dealer relationships. My products are sold primarily through dealers and distributors. I have a really hard time judging whether or not a dealer is going to be successful at selling my products.

Permission Based Marketing Reflects Your Business Ethics

Increase Sales

Giving you my business card or connecting with you on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook does not give you permission to add me to your email distribution. Again, another email cluttered my in box from a contact who believed I wanted his weekly newsletter.

What ails travel distribution in India

Mukesh Gupta

Today, I read an interesting article in the McKinsey Quarterly titled – The trouble with travel distribution. Though I agree on all of the above, I think there is much more that ails travel distribution in India.

Can Better Payments Boost Sales 11%, Instantly?

Software Business Blog

Expand : Turn distribution channels into revenue engines by expanding to the channels where your customers buy. Payments may seem simple and unimportant – they just involve exchanging money for goods or services, right?

The Most Challenging Leadership Job

Pipeliner

Remote and Distributed Teams Sales teams are frequently spread out over different time zones [.] To be Head of Sales is my choice for the hardest leadership job.

Olympic level sales achieved with aged leads

Leads360

In addition to freeing up Marshall for more strategic activities, LSI Mortgage attributes their sky high ROI to Leads360’s proprietary, automated lead distribution algorithms. LSI Mortgage digs into aged leads and comes up with gold.

Mad Men Era: 3 Timeless Sales Techniques

Leads360

CRM Infographic Lead Management Marketing Sales Automation Sales Force Automation (SFA) infographic Inside sales lead distribution lead management CRM Mad Men Era sales 2.0 How the sales profession has evolved from the Mad Men era, the tools change but the basics endure.

Stop Trading Your Deal for a Meeting

Pipeliner

Crouch down a little to distribute body weight evenly. Stand on two feet – tall as you can – feet together. Have someone push you as hard as they can. Make sure you are tall. Did you start to fall over? Stand back up, feet shoulder width apart…on your toes a bit.

Building a Productive Sales Department: Equality of Lead Distribution and The Impossible Sales Trinity

The Sales Insider

One of our customers approached us with a dilemma they were facing: “Our reps are assigned to regions and we only have a few setters who set appointments for all the reps. We prioritize the leads we want our setters Read more. Best Practices Cool Ideas Cool New Stuff Execution Inside Sales Inside Sales Best Practices Inside Sales Tips Inside Sales Training Remote Sales Uncategorized Impossible Trinity inside sales team

Building a Productive Sales Department: Equality of Lead Distribution and The Impossible Sales Trinity

The Sales Insider

One of our customers approached us with a dilemma they were facing: “Our reps are assigned to regions and we only have a few setters who set appointments for all the reps. We prioritize the leads we want our setters Read more. Best Practices Cool Ideas Cool New Stuff Execution Inside Sales Inside Sales Best Practices Inside Sales Tips Inside Sales Training Remote Sales Uncategorized Impossible Trinity inside sales team

Play to the strengths of your sales team like a good coach

Leads360

Great coaches can coax peak performance out of their athletes and so can sales managers when they use Leads360’s sales Performance-Based Distribution feature.

Business of Software: What Does It Take to Win the Saas Battle

Software Business Blog

Non-business hour sales leads are more valuable

Leads360

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Sales lead volume drops 30% on Fridays

Leads360

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Sales CRM for Small Businesses with BIG Ambition

Leads360

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Day With 60 Software CEOs … It’s Still All About Growth

Software Business Blog

I recently had the pleasure of spending a day with 60 Software and Online Services CEOs as part of SIIA’s Deciphering the CEO event. The day was filled with peer / panel discussions, each with valuable points, but I thought I would share a couple thoughts that rose above the rest as common themes.

3 Timeless Tips from the Door-to-Door Sales Era

Leads360

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The Up-Front Contract: A Must For Every Sales Meeting

Pipeliner

The call might be in-person or it might be remote and distributed. No matter how experienced a salesperson may be, there’s always some hesitancy about the sales call or meeting. Yes, the prospect has agreed to take the meeting, but how do you keep the participants engaged and focused?

Putting lead scoring to work for sales

Leads360

Leads360 takes lead scoring to a new level, with the ability to define and fully integrate a lead score into an organization’s lead distribution and prioritization process. Just like a judge on Dancing with the Stars, sales reps all interpret lead quality differently.

Quota Performance Distribution

LeapComp

She notes that the ideal performance distribution should be as follows: Not more than 5% of the sales people “out of the money” (earning no variable pay), and the these people should generally not be “keepers”. Last week I wrote that the percentage of reps making quota in 2009 dropped to 51.8%

‘You’ve got mail’ – 3 tips for more effective email in selling

Leads360

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The Best Way to Get a Prospect to Reply to Your Email

Score More Sales

The accounts and prospects get distributed too. People are working at a frenetic pace at most companies. If they are a small or medium sized business (SMB) people always are doing two or more jobs.

It’s Time to Graduate from PayPal

Software Business Blog

And at that point in the company’s growth, it makes perfect sense to , but the time comes when a company needs more – more distribution; better experimentation with bundles, promotions, A/B testing; more flexibility on emerging business models, etc. Ahhh, it’s that time of year again.

Building a Productive Sales Department: Equality of Lead Distribution and The Impossible Sales Trinity

The Sales Insider

One of our customers approached us with a dilemma they were facing: “Our reps are assigned to regions and we only have a few setters who set appointments for all the reps. We prioritize the leads we want our setters Read more. Best Practices Cool Ideas Cool New Stuff Execution Inside Sales Inside Sales Best Practices Inside Sales Tips Inside Sales Training Remote Sales Impossible Trinity inside sales team

Avangate Fall ’14 Release: Leverage Smarter Payments and Deepen Long-Term Customer Relationships

Software Business Blog

Distributed Infrastructure. Avangate is rolling out its optimized infrastructure with distributed architecture deployments for a boost in availability and performance.

Winning contact strategies used by high-performing inside sales teams

Leads360

New Leads360 study analyzes the contact practices of more than 400 inside sales teams, identifying the methods and actions that drive best-in-class sales performance.

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Software Business Blog

Today around 30 percent of all software is distributed online and predictions are that it will account for 70 percent of all software sold in 2 – 3 years. Clearly, the cloud has changed virtually everything in how software is developed, distributed and consumed. Read more about the new #mobile advertising system Twitter recently launched [link] [Whitepaper] Is the Software Distribution Channel Dead? Software Business Blog. Blog |. About | Contact. Latest posts.

Pipeliner CRM Case Study: S. Sterling Company

Pipeliner

Sterling Company of Atlanta, Georgia is a sales and distribution firm representing electrical component suppliers to U.S. vehicle and equipment manufacturers throughout a 14-state region including the South, Southeast, and Midwest.